A series of daily motivational quotes, phrases and strategies from Matt Beaudreau. Matt speaks directly to home-schooling families, motivated teens and parents looking for front-line, research-based tips. Stay tuned and start listening today.
It's easier to focus on the negative. We all do it sometimes. Where problems occur is when we can't switch that perspective to something positive and that negative mindset continually drags us down. In this episode Matt Beaudreau discusses how to be an "emotional ninja".
Humans hate change, it's just our nature. But there's a lot of change that can be good, such as you or your child's transition to being self-directed. In this episode Matt talks about how that transition can be different for everyone and how traditional school can hinder that transition.
Matt Beaudreau breaks down the idea that all reward systems are bad and he discusses the reward system that is in place at Acton Academy Placer, how students benefit, and the long-term effects it can have on their development.
One of the household contracts that Matt Beaudreau has in place with his family is to "Be a copycat". This doesn't refer to dressing the same as someone else or becoming an exact replica of that person. It's taking the admirable character aspects of another person and working to emulate that in yourself.
The generation of young people coming into the workforce and the military does not seem to be one of emotional strength. Matt tackles how perspective in parents can aid or quash anxiety in a young person's development.
Matt Beaudreau discusses the importance of mindset and self-awareness and how they can impact your child's future.
You wouldn't tell you're child they are an amazing singer if they're not. A 55 year old man wouldn't pursue a career in professional football because that's what he's passionate about. Passion alone does not determine success. Self-awareness, mindset, and bringing passion into that will.